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Questions tagged [diablo-2]

Diablo II is a dark fantasy/horror-themed hack and slash, with elements of the role playing game and dungeon crawl genres. It was released for Windows and Mac OS in 2000 by Blizzard Entertainment, and was developed by Blizzard North. It is a direct sequel to the 1996 hit PC game, Diablo.

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Max buying price at vendors

How much can items sold at vendors cost at most? I recently sold an armor that would cost me more than 3.6 million gold to buy back (which exceeds my total max gold). I know I can lower prices and ...
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What ALL the stats in D2 mean and how do they affect? [closed]

I'm tired of only seeing builds, I want to understand what exactly each thing does, like Attack Rating, Light Radius, etc.; all that miscellaneous stuff.
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Why I encountered Diablo in The Forgotten Tower in Diablo II?

I was playing Diablo II LoD recently with sorceress on Hell difficulty. Unexpectedly, when I got to The Forgotten Tower, instead of The Countess I encountered Diablo boss. Was not prepared for that ...
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Can I disable the Steam Community notification in Big Picture Mode with PS4 controller playing Diablo 2

I decided to try Steam because it has a nice controller mapping feature to Big Picture Mode. So what I did: Mapped the keys to PS4 controller for Diablo II config Enabled Steam Overlay (in both the ...
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Diablo 2 - Does Dracul's Grasp cast life tap on Javazon?

Dracul's Grasp has a 5% chance to cast life tap on striking. Does throwing a Javelin count as striking? Also, I'm curious if the Open Wounds mod applies too. It seems there are a lot of exceptions ...
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Accessing durance of hate without killing SuperUnique council members

Will the quest "The Blackened Temple" be completed by killing the 6 ordinary council members, and then enter the Durance of Hate without killing all 3 superunique Council members? I am asking because ...
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If someone kills you in Diablo 2 can they take all your items?

Like, can they just repeatedly kill you over and over again to the point where you can't get your items, or can they just take the items themselves?
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TIR in helm doesn't give +2 mana after kill

I put a TIR rune into a double socketed cap and equipped the cap on my assassin. When I use wake of fire, I get no mana back for kills. Is there any reason for this? Does each kill have to be done ...
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Is there any reason to hoard gems/runes?

I'm playing Diablo II Lord of Destruction, single-player, for some nostalgia. I have my character saved from many years ago, a level 40 Amazon. I'm not currently using any mods or "cheat-like" ...
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Pickup horadric staff after dropping it in different difficulty

I picked up the horadric staff parts and created the staff in hell. Afterwards I created a game in nighmare difficulty and dropped the staff to pick an item up I wanted to quickly sell. After selling ...
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How do I install the Glide Wrapper on Diablo 2 with PlayOnLinux?

I just installed Diablo 2 via PlayOnLinux in my Netbook and now I would like to know how to make the Glide Wrapper work. I also install 1.14d patch so I can play on BattleNet, but this patch disabled ...
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D2 - Mods work on Mac

Has anyone tried perfect drop mod or hero editor on a macintosh? I recently got D2 working for a Mac Yosemite, but not sure if any mods with work or not?
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Do the experience shrines XP bonus go to players nearby?

I've been playing Diablo 2 with a friend and every time we run across an experience shrine we check our experience levels and the one with the lowest experience grabs the shrine. Does this actually ...
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Can I use the Khalim's Will flail after completing the Khalim's Will quest?

The Khalim's Will flail is a quest item in Diablo II. Crafting it is the main task in Act III. Once crafted, it is used to smash the Compelling Orb and gain access to the Durance of Hate. When you ...
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How can I protect myself against unraveler Unholy bolt spell damage?

Unholy bolt is that black spidery spell crawling on ground: It deals absurdly high damage. I play sorceress and I cannot find an easy way to kill more than 2 unravelers. Is there a way to protect ...
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Does Diablo 2 LOD Run On Latest Mac OS X (April 2017)?

An extension of this question, does Diablo 2 LOD run on OSX <= 10.12? I just tested this on 10.10 Yosemite and it installed, but my screen is flickering weird colors when in full-screen mode... ...
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How to run Diablo 2 in VirtualBox on big screens?

When you run it in windowed mode it is tiny. And when you run it in fullscreen mode, it crashes. How can I run it at proper resolution without crashing?
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Is there any legit way to play Diablo 2 on Battle.net with a higher resolution?

The highest resolution that the game normally supports is 800x600. Is there anything I can do on Battle.net that's legal that will increase the resolution?
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UNHANDLED EXCEPTION: ACCESS_VIOLATION (C0000005)

UNHANDLED EXCEPTION: ACCESS_VIOLATION (C0000005) This error can signify a variety of issues but what does it mean in the context of Diablo II, and what is the workaround? (Also sometimes shows as an ...
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“Battle.net is unable to identify your application version” in Wine (Linux)

In downgrading my patched 1.14 install to the mod-compatible 1.13 version, I received the following error: "Battle.net is unable to identify your application version" Most sites say that this ...
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Diablo 2 Performing Poorly

Diablo 2 is performing very poorly for me. I tried every display mode (Direct3d, DirectDraw, 3dfx(with glide wrapper)), tried compatibility settings and every solution on the internet but nothing ...
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Who is this “Melra” that Gheed talks about?

Gheed is a character in the starting town of Diablo 2. After the player starts the Sisters' Burial Grounds quest, when he/she talks with Gheed about this quest, he speaks a few lines about it: I ...
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How do I configure Diablo 2 in Wine to -skiptobnet and -w?

I am using Ubuntu Gnome and Diablo 2 works ok with Wine. How do I add shortcut options to the game? I want the -skiptobnet and -w for windowed mode. Path is ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Diablo ...
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Searching for mod to Diablo II Lord Of Destruction

I'm trying to find an mod for Diablo II LoD which I played a few years ago on a friends laptop. This friend doesn't remember name of the mod. The problem is that I have very limited information which ...
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Act 4 hell uniques problems

I am playing a single player meteorb sorceress and I can not complete Act 4 on hell. To access Diablo, you need to kill 3 uniques, Infector of Souls, Lord de Seis and Grand Vizier of Chaos. Now, I ...
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How does elemental damage in weapons work in Diablo II?

Some magical weapons have additional Fire/Cold/Poison/Lighting damage added. It also can be added through runes and gems. What I do not understand are two things. 1. What does each kind of damage do? ...
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Will Tamoe Highland be accessible after I teleport to Tristram in act I

In Diablo II, I have in my logs two quests, to go to the Monastery for a hammer. The monastery is after the area called Tamoe Highland, and I have a quest to go to Tristram and save Deckard Cain. ...
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Do you need a key to play Diablo 2 on multiple accounts?

My brother, a couple of friends, and I all want to play Diablo together. I know that it isn't possible to use one disc to play Diablo 3 on all accounts due to the key issue. However, is it possible ...
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Diablo 2 empowered summoning skills after weapon swap

Say I'm playing a necromancer with a staff or a head that empowers my summoning skills (golem mastery, skeleton mastery, clay golem, etc...) and I summon a golem or a skeleton with this item equipped. ...
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Is it possible to combine multiple mods for Diablo 2?

I'm considering revisiting D2 and I loved playing the Eastern Sun mod for no other reason than it took me away from the vanilla experience. I've since found several other mods and was curious if I ...
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Is it possible to record Diablo 2?

I've tried recording Diablo 2 at 30 FPS using Fraps, but all I get is an audio track with no video. Diablo 1 required a mod to record it, so I'm wondering if Diablo 2 requires the same thing or needs ...
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Can you recover sockets in Diablo 2?

I put a gem that I thought was a diamond in to my armor, and it was actually a topaz. Is there any way to get them out?
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Is my “Magic Find” stat being applied to any monsters still alive when the last seal is opened?

I hope this question is not to trivial.. I haven't found any info at Google. In Diablo II: When you open the last seal in Chaos Sanctuary, all monsters that are still alive in this area instantly ...
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Can you make rune words out of Wirt's Leg?

I remember when I used to play Diablo II that I often find a socketed Wirt's Leg when obtaining it from Tristram. Could you make a rune word out of it? Or was it just socketed sometimes because it was ...
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Diablo 2, bug, mercenary losing auras from items

I heard that the bug below is still present after many years and patching up to 1.13: If your merc dies, he loses all aura's from equipment. You can fix this by reequipping the item, but the merc ...
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Diablo 2 different maps?

I was testing out ATMA to try to change my name on my account (to no success) but now I realized that all my map data is lost, and on top of that my map is completely changed? my main save's map now: ...
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How do you compare items in Diablo 2?

How do you compare items in your inventory to what you have equipped?
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How do I repair items that I cannot equip?

I'm playing as a summoning necromancer with most points in life. My hireling has pretty good weapons, but I can't seem to figure out how to repair his stuff, because my dexterity is far too low to be ...
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Does Clay Golem attack rating matter?

I've always wondered whether my Clay Golem actually performs his slow ability on bosses, since they have high defense and I can't really make out whether he is hitting or not. If he doesn't, would a ...
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How many skills do you have at level 26 in Diablo 2 L.O.D.?

How many skills do you have at level 26 in Diablo 2 LOD? And also, how many stat points should you have? (to spend, if you didn't spend any)
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How do I install Diablo 2 on Windows 7 [closed]

Trying to download Diablo 2 on Windows 7. The disc says it’s compatible for it but it says it can’t find installer. Can anyone give help with this?
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Run task when Diablo II is closed

Many old games (Starcraft, Diablo II, Diablo, Age of Kings...) have huge problems displaying colors correctly on Windows 7. For Starcraft, I have succeeded to fix this using: Opening the screen ...
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How much strength to wield a 2-handed weapon in 1 hand as barbarian in Diablo 2?

In Diablo 2, how much strength does a Barbarian need to have to wield a 2-handed weapon in 1 hand? If you wield a 2-handed weapon in 1 hand, are you able to wield a shield (such as a buckler) in the ...
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Why is Diablo 2 laggy when played online with a lot of effects going on (flames)?

Is this a server or a game issue? This happens even on modern PCs. It's when baal-running for example and you got 8 people and a lot of spells going off (especially flames seem to be an issue) it can ...
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Amazon Dodge Skills Practical? How do they work?

I'm looking to make a Bowazon (probably Strafe centered, I'm not sure what other builds are viable) The dodge skills sound great, but I'm curious as to how they work/how practical putting multiple ...
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What's a good usually SOLO character build for Diablo II Ladder? Specifically for MFing

I've been playing Diablo II singleplayer and nonladder for years, and I think I'm going to play in the Ladder this coming time around. I play solo a good deal of the time, and I've never actually ...
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How do I access my legacy games using the Battle.net desktop app?

The Battle.net desktop PC app seems to only have World of Warcraft, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3 and Hearthstone available for launch and updates. But I also have purchased and attached Diablo 2 and D2: Lord ...
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How can Diablo appear in Diablo III when his soulstone was destroyed in Diablo II?

I still don't understand this part. In Diablo II Diablo's soulstone is destroyed preventing his return forever but at the end of Diablo III we face him once again. How is this possible?
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How does the accuracy (or “chance to hit”) work in Diablo 2?

This percentage shows how accurate your character is. Say I use an Amazon and reaches 100% accuracy, then I believe it hits all the arrows. But after I saw that I'm getting more percentage than 100%.....
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Do new playthroughs require new characters?

I've never played Diablo 2 before. If I beat the game and then restart on a harder difficulty, will I be reusing the character from my first round through the game or making a new one?